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  • Drivers who are Deaf HOH
     December 4, 2023
     8:00 am - 11:30 am

Capital Area Council of Governments - Pecan Room

Venue Phone: 512-916-6000

Venue Website:

Venue Address:
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165, Austin, Texas, 78744, United States

Description:

Please enter the Pecan through the CAPCOG main entrance. You will pass the CAPCOG reception desk.

Law enforcement officers who enroll in this TCOLE mandated course will learn about using appropriate techniques to interact and communicate with drivers who are deaf or hard of hearing. They will receive practical training on how to effectively communicate by themselves but also learn when an interpreter may be required.

As part of the course, officers will learn how to identify someone who is deaf or hard of hearing. They also will learn regulations for law enforcement agencies regarding deaf and hard of hearing individuals under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

TCOLE Course Number: 7887

TCOLE Training Hours: 4

Special Instructions

Attendee must bring their PID # to receive TCOLE credit for the courses affiliated with CAPCOG.  To promote a professional environment, CAPCOG requires proper business attire. T-shirts, capri pants and flip-flops are prohibited.

For Questions

Please contact Terri Kroeger,  CAPCOG regional law enforcement academy coordinator.